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04-03-2009, 07:51 AM


The Biomechanical Engineering Laboratory of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University has an immediate opening for a senior research engineer in the area of tendon-to-bone insertion development and healing. A motivated individual is needed to work on an NIH-funded study on the development and healing of the tendon-to-bone insertion. Applicants must possess a M.S. in mechanical or biomedical engineering or a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in soft tissue mechanics and animal models.

Critical skills/expertise: Demonstrated ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators. Ability to maintain complete and organized records/reports. Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment. Experience in soft tissue mechanics, animal models, immunohistochemistry, and real time PCR.

Minimum education and experience: Master's degree with 2 years of experience in a laboratory setting or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 7 years required.

Applicants should apply by sending a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to:

Stavros Thomopoulos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering

660 South Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8233
St. Louis, Missouri 63110
Office: (314) 362-8605

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